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ODP Newsletter out now!

24 Nov 2023

Read our November Open Digital Planning newsletter on LinkedIn for the latest highlights and opportunities from the ODP community.

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Our vision

22 Nov 2023

We have an ambitious ten-year vision from 2023 to 2033 for all local councils across England to benefit from better technology, data and working practices.

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The collaborative effort behind BOPS

14 Nov 2023

Delve into the inner workings of the Back Office Planning Working Group, how they collaborate, what they aim to achieve, and their vision for the future.

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Show & Tell - November

14 Nov 2023

We hosted another great Show & Tell last week, led by our fantastic BOPS working group. 

Upcoming event: Show & Tell, 8 November 2023, 10-11am

Join us for this month's Show & Tell

7 Nov 2023

This month's Show & Tell is focused on the work of our back office planning system (BOPS) working group. 

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27 Oct 2023

This week, we launched our newsletter with an update on funding opportunities, our back office planning system, plus more. Join us for updates, highlights and opportunities from the ODP community.

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Team Together Day

23 Oct 2023

We recently held our fourth Team Together Day - this time in glorious Gloucester. While we're used to collaborating virtually, the energy & excitement when the ODP community comes together in person is unbeatable.

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Show & Tell - October 2023

23 Oct 2023

Watch our latest Show & Tell to find out about the collaborative spirit of the ODP community. Afterward, immerse yourself in the exciting world of PlanX.

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DLUHC's Digital Planning 2023 funding rounds are open! 

19 Oct 2023

There are two funds available: the Digital Planning Improvement Fund (Round 2) and the PropTech Innovation Fund (Round 4). Local Authorities can apply to both funds.

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My ODP journey

10 Oct 2023

Meet Jonathon Simon, a proud Medway local and active member of the ODP community. In this article, he shares his career journey as he takes on a new role as a Planning Officer at Medway Council.

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